Welcome to the Americas

Comprising of North, Central and South America – The America’s covers 8% of Earth’s total surface and is known as the New World. It’s made up of 35 countries with the largest populations coming from the United States, Brazil and Mexico.

Deep within the snow-capped peaks of the Andes Mountains sits the sweet tooth paradise known as San Carlos de Bariloche – an Argentinian city with a Swiss cultural twist. Often considered the ‘Chocolate Capital of South America,’ Bariloche is the real-life Candy Land you must visit if you get the chance. To help navigate through your sugar-induced haze, use Cover-More’s ultimate guide to get a taste of the must-eat sweets of Bariloche.

Nestled beneath the Andes Mountains of Argentina, Bariloche is not only a nature lover’s paradise, but also a luxury-lover’s nirvana. For those that seek to escape the exertion of daily routines, Bariloche is the perfect remote getaway to unwind and rejuvenate. Whether you prefer facials, body wraps or massages, you can indulge and pamper in the setting you find most comforting. Many of the spa treatments can take place in the comforts of your own room while others offer a spectacular view of the Nahuel Huapi Lake or surrounding mountain tops.

Settled into a desert region, Mendoza is anything but a desert town. With its own artificial irrigation system, you will find no shortage of greenery and landscape in this gorgeous city. The city will take your breath away with its hospitality and charm. The liveliness of the day turns into an equally exhilarating night. Most Mendozians don’t go for dinner until 10 or 11 pm and stay out late. Experience all this and more when you visit Mendoza.

If you are planning to spend a longer amount of time in Argentina (more than a day or two), then it is likely that there are a number of cultural differences that will be very obvious, and potentially upsetting, to foreigners visiting. Like any big change, adapting to a new culture will take some time and the adjustment will get easier as time passes. 

Whitewater rafting is an experience all in its own where you and a team work your way down a crazy, churning river to the end where you can collapse in a tired heap to say “you made it” and brag to your friends about the trip. Whitewater rafting in Mendoza, Argentina is that experience to the next degree.

From spicy meat pies to sweet vegetable stews, Mendozan cuisine blends the tastes, textures, and traditions of old world Italy and Spain. To ensure you get the full flavour of this tasty city, use Cover-More’s guide to Mendozan dining, a list of ‘must-tries’ throughout the city:

Mendoza is the main wine producing province in Argentina and back in 2005, it was declared one of the eight wine capitals in the world, along with other greats like Bordeaux, Florence, Cape Town, Napa Valley and more. Mendoza is the birthplace of Malbec and is an incredible oasis for a number of other grape varietals that are grown. Boasting an astonishing 1,200 wineries in the five regions, wine connoisseurs will not be disappointed by the diversity of tasting experiences and wineries they can tour.

Prince Edward Island is a peaceful, slow-paced haven full of maritime delights and historical features. Visitors will immediately notice the charm and relaxed atmosphere of this picturesque destination. The green landscapes are dotted with old-world farmhouses and neighbourhoods resting alongside seaside villages and serene beaches. Prince Edward Island is the perfect location for a peaceful and private getaway to relax, whether you are traveling solo and looking to relieve stress or just hoping for a laid-back, easy-gong family holiday. Either way, take a breath and enjoy the outdoors at this Canadian destination.

Taking over almost the entire bottom half of South America is the vibrant and flavourful country of Argentina. In a country where you can experience the supple Atlantic Ocean beaches, the largest ice cap outside of Antarctica and Greenland, one of the world’s most popular (and luxurious) waterfalls, and the highest mountain peak in South America, it’s hard to make a short visit to this country.

The best time to visit Uruguay is from October through March when the sun is shining and the temperatures are perfectly mild. Punta del Este is overflowing with tourists in the summer months and if you want some